It’s time to learn how to tie a fly at fishing expo

The 16th Annual Western Colorado Fly Fishing Expo and banquet is Saturday. Yes, this Saturday.

Starting at 9 a.m., you’ll find fly-tiers tying, rod casters casting and seminar presenters presenting.

Learn to tie a fly and then learn how to cast that fly. Bid on really cool fishing gear and trips and art offered in the day-long silent auctions.

Stick around after the events end at 4 p.m. for the live auction and the banquet featuring Chris Hunt, national communications director for Trout Unlimited.

It’s all free, except the banquet. No prior experience necessary.


WHAT: The 16th annual Western Colorado Fly Fishing Expo, presented by the Grand Valley Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Federation of Fly Fishers.


WHEN: Friday — Free tours of Ross Reels and Scott Rods in Montrose and Whiting Farms in Delta; Saturday — 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Free fly-tying demonstrations, hourly fishing seminars, special youth fly-tying and casting lessons, door prizes, raffle and silent action. 5:30-9 p.m.: Banquet and program featuring Chris Hunt, national communications director, Trout Unlimited.

WHERE: All events (except Friday tours) at the DoubleTree Hotel, Horizon Boulevard and Interstate 70.


HOW: All events are free except Saturday evening banquet. Banquet tickets are $50 each ($15 for kids 7-13, free for 6 and under). Information: Tilda Evans, 970-683-8879 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


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